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Opel Targets Profitability by 2020

Opel Targets Profitability by 2020

PSA, bought the Vauxhall and Opel brands from General Motors in a €2.2bn (£1.96bn) deal earlier this year, and today unveiled plans to return them to profitability by 2020, with a focus on electric ...

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Facebook Wants Nude Selfies to Combat 'Revenge Porn'

Once that happens, Facebook's analysts "hash" the image, storing a unique fingerprint which prevents further instances being uploaded and shared. That's so Facebook employees can determine if postin...

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SpaceX Rocket Engine Explodes During Test

SpaceX Rocket Engine Explodes During Test

The Block 5 Merlin will be used on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets , which now use the Block 4. Testing of the Block 5 Merlin engine will be suspended until the cause of that ignition is found and fixed....

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Intel Taps AMD Graphics Chief

Intel Taps AMD Graphics Chief

There, he most recently served as senior vice president and chief architect of the Radeon Technologies Group and oversaw the development of the advanced Vega GPUs . But under Koduri's leadership, In...

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Volkswagen and Google Partner on Quantum Computing for Traffic Management, Materials Science

Its favoured development areas are "traffic optimisation, to explore structures for new materials , especially high-performance batteries for electric vehicles, and to work on artificial intelligen...

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Watch What "Serious" Autonomy Means In The Renault ZOE Callie

Callie has the ability to "handle challenging driving scenarios" and even learn from professional test drivers on how to avoid collisions with road hazards and obstacles. The group plans on spending £...

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Geothermal heat source behind ice melting in Antarctica

Mantle plumes are thought to be part of the plumbing systems that brings hot material up from Earth's interior. The mantle plume has been present in this region for over 50 million years, so it exis...

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Fossilised remains from oldest human ancestors found

Fossilised remains from oldest human ancestors found

If you want to find out more about the fossil, they recently released a new journal full of their new findings here. Scientists believe the two fossil teeth belonged to two different species of anim...

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Square Enix to support the the Switch

Square Enix to support the the Switch "aggressively"

Cross-platform online multiplayer will allow players to play against PC and console players. PlayStation 4 software unsurprisingly led the way with 31 percent of Ubisoft's software sales for the qua...

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Twitter Publicizes and Executes Character Limit Expansion

Twitter has doubled its character limit from 140 to 280 and banter is inevitably flowing on the social network. In addition, most English tweets have 34 characters, while Japanese tweets have 15. "We...

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PlayStation Experience 2017 keynote set for December 8

If a couple of game updates and special guests are enough to get you out of bed for 4am on Saturday December 9th then you will see Sucker Punch's Ghost Of Tsushima , and the game which is fast becomi...

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Facebook Wants Users To Send Their Nudes To Them

Facebook Wants Users To Send Their Nudes To Them

Users are being asked to upload nude photos of themselves to Messenger. Facebook is collaborating with four countries to test a pre-emptive method to detect and stop revenge porn. The Australian gov...

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Airtel Broadband Users Can Now Carry Forward Unused Data to Next Month

Airtel on Tuesday announced extending its "data rollover" facility for its broadband customers. Airtel has introduced "Data Rollover" facility for its home broadband users. The telco has over 2.1...

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Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Creator Clarifies Comments Towards Fortnite Battle Royale

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Creator Clarifies Comments Towards Fortnite Battle Royale

For example, players have recently started using rocket launchers as vehicles by way of "rocket surfing", according to Fortnite community manager K.L. PUBG players, meanwhile, are still waiting on t...

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OnePlus 5T to be unveiled at Nov.16 launch event

Similar to the OnePlus 5 , the OnePlus 5T is expected to come in two variants: one with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage and the other with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. OnePlus start...

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Germans post tweet of 35000 characters

Germans post tweet of 35000 characters

Photo Twitter is doubling the length of tweets to 280 characters for almost all of its users. On Tuesday, the company said almost all of its 330 million users would now be able to tweet with 280 cha...

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Google Assistant has a new Song Recognition feature

Google Assistant has a new Song Recognition feature

Google and Verizon collaborated, making the latter an exclusive carrier of Pixel smartphones. " The Google Pixel 2 XL review unit we have has also gotten the November security update". And speaking...

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No train services operating as Irish Rail workers return to picket lines

No train services operating as Irish Rail workers return to picket lines

Irish Rail workers are striking at Portlaoise Train Station and two other Irish Rail depots in the town. However, workers are calling for a pay increase of 3.75% a year for the next three years, wi...

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You can name New Horizons' next target

To lighten the mood as New Horizons aims for a 2019 flyby, the research team is holding a naming contest . Currently, the enigmatic Kuiper belt object is designated 2014 MU69, but that's just the p...

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Mercedes launches 2 new AMG models in India

Mercedes launches 2 new AMG models in India

As the fact that these models are entry-level performance models from the Mercedes's stable, they get attractive price tags making them most affordable performance cars now available in the country....

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20-year-old Russian claims to have lived on Mars

20-year-old Russian claims to have lived on Mars

A boy from Russian Federation has puzzled scientists, as he claimed to have lived on Mars before he was reborn on Earth. He said that life on Earth will change dramatically when the Great Sphinx mon...

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Waymo pulls engineer from driver's seat on public roads

Waymo pulls engineer from driver's seat on public roads

An expansion to the public, as a competing Uber and Lyft service, will take place "over the next few months". Typically, Waymo and other driverless auto startups use a human who's ready to take over...

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Embrace the Light - or Dark - side with NVIDIA's Star Wars-themed GPUs

Embrace the Light - or Dark - side with NVIDIA's Star Wars-themed GPUs

Now, we have all of the details. Star Wars fans, take note. Well, it turns out that most were wrong, as it has been revealed as being a Star Wars collectible, featuring both Galactic Empire an...

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Brian Michael Bendis moves from Marvel to DC in major comics coup

Brian Michael Bendis moves from Marvel to DC in major comics coup

The publisher has gone from strength to strength since DC Rebirth first dropped, and with Bendis now involved, it's likely that even greater changes are now in store. Bendis now writes Invincible I...

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You Can Grab Watch Dogs For Free On Uplay Starting Tomorrow

At least it's supposed to be, because the promotion's proven so popular that Uplay can't handle it. You'll have access to the game for free (forever) starting November 7 and running throughout Novembe...

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Near term Outlook For Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)

Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -5.36% and performed 8.16% over the last six months. Guidance for self-pay net subscriber additions for FY2017 remains unchanged. The...

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Seldom used 'i' mangled by baffling autocorrect bug in Apple's iOS 11

Seldom used 'i' mangled by baffling autocorrect bug in Apple's iOS 11

The listed steps once accomplished let the iOS system prioritize the manually-added user text replacement over the buggy automatic word correction that appeared in iOS 11.1, which was released last we...

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The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio is a 'self-healing' electric supercar concept

The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio is a 'self-healing' electric supercar concept

Designed in collaboration with students and professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ), the all-electric Terzo Millennio answers the simple question of what the super sports aut...

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Huawei's Honor V10 reportedly set for a December 5 debut

Huawei's Honor V10 reportedly set for a December 5 debut

Locally, Huawei is also embarking on a partnership with Standard Bank, with a focus on the Mate 10 Pro and Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 , which will be featured in VIP financial offerings for Stan...

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IPhone X users are inadvertently training Face ID to recognize siblings

IPhone X users are inadvertently training Face ID to recognize siblings

Designed to replace Touch ID, Face ID uses an advanced suite of sensors to create a detailed depth map of a user's face whereupon it's mathematically compared to the stored Face ID profile on the devi...

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Snapchat outage prompts complaints on Twitter

Snapchat outage prompts complaints on Twitter

Users flooded Twitter with posts about the outage, meaning #Snapachatdown was still trending in the United Kingdom this morning with approximately 135,000 tweets complaining of the problem. At the t...

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Reliance Communications to sell DTH business

Veecon Media has the following professionals listed as directors of the company: Jaswant Kumar Srivastava, Lalit Kumar Srivastava, and Rohit Roha. Reliance BIG TV's 1.2 million customers will contin...

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Wentworth Miller to Make Final Appearance on The Flash, Legends

Meanwhile, be sure to enjoy Miller's last set of performances as Captain Cold on The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow when he pops up. More recently, the actor reworked his deal to have a recurring r...

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Rex likely used its tiny arms for slashing ruthlessly

Rex likely used its tiny arms for slashing ruthlessly

Stanley is arguing against a trend in recent science that has been playing down the importance of the tiny arms, which are often referred to as " vestigial ", evolutionary leftovers that are no longer...

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You may soon send cash from Facebook

You may soon send cash from Facebook

Facebook is making it easier to send money to your friends, and bug them for any cash they owe you. On Monday, the social network announced that it was introducing peer-to-peer payments to its mess...

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IONITY Set to Charge European Electric Highway Revolution

IONITY Set to Charge European Electric Highway Revolution

An electric vehicle is being charged in a Paris street, France, September 12, 2017. Now it's the turn of energy giant Eon to get in on the act, with the announcement they will install 10,000 new u...

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IPhone X design compared to every previous generation on video

IPhone X design compared to every previous generation on video

SquareTrade has slapped the new iPhone X with a "high risk" breakability rating after testing the durability of the device. But SquareTrade found that the iPhone X's screen will shatter if dropped o...

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An iOS bug won't let some users type 'I'

An iOS bug won't let some users type 'I'

When they try to type the symbol, their predictive text corrects it to an "A" alongside a unusual character. When routinely typing the letter "i", iDevices running the latest OS version see fit to a...

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Airtel checkmates rivals with 300GB data plan valid for 1 year

The incumbent mobile operators are in competition with Reliance Jio that offers free voice calling to all its subscribers. The prices of Jio's prepaid offers start from Rs 19 and go up to Rs 9,999 . ...

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Renault Introduces All New SUV Captur In India! Know All About It

Renault Introduces All New SUV Captur In India! Know All About It

The pricing of the auto and the availability of features in this vehicle is surely expected to give dent to the rising sales figures. The Renault Captur is available in a total of 10 variants - four...

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